An April 18, 2018 article on the Society for Scholarly Authors' blog, The Scholarly Kitchen, called attention to a scam in which unknown individuals, using fake acceptance letters, are promising publication in the journal of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
The article's author, Angela Cochran, ASCE's associate publisher and journals director, said that over the last five years, the society has become aware of seven fake acceptance letters for its journals.
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